Every relationship can face difficult times. Sometimes, incidents escalate to violence. When this occurs, it is critical to have knowledgeable legal counsel. Whether you are suffering at the hands of an abuser or are subject to allegations of domestic violence, you need the help of an experienced attorney immediately.
Our attorneys at sherlock // anderson, pc, understand the sensitive nature of domestic violence, domestic assault and spousal abuse cases. We are knowledgeable of the California laws that apply to these cases and provide our clients with the information they need in order to protect themselves and their rights.
Are You Threatened By Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence can take many forms and extends beyond physical assault and bodily harm. It includes the threat of harm, making a victim fear for their safety, as well as behaviors such as stalking and harassment, and other psychological manipulations. If you have been the victim of domestic violence, it is important that you take action to protect yourself.
Calling the police and making a report is essential, as it creates a documented record of the incident. Our attorneys can help you obtain the protection of a restraining order. We understand how terrifying and overwhelming this experience can be and our attorneys are also certified family law specialists and can assist you in seeking the modification of child custody or other family court orders.
Facing Allegations Of Domestic Violence?
Domestic violence is a serious charge. When allegations are raised, the police arrest first and ask questions later. The implications of these charges can be severe and the consequences of a conviction can affect your career, where you can live, possession of firearms as well as custody of your children.
Our attorneys understand the severity of these charges and work aggressively to protect your rights and obtain the best outcome for your specific facts. These are difficult cases, often with inflammatory allegations, and we work to minimize the long-term consequences to your life and future.
As family law lawyers, we can help you deal with the issues that may arise with custody, visitation or living arrangements as domestic violence allegations can lead to efforts by your child’s other parent to modify or change those orders.
Contact Us For Immediate Help
Domestic violence is a very serious situation, whether you have been accused of abuse or are experiencing abuse. For immediate help, call our Roseville office at 916-757-6630 or contact our law offices online.